McBurney Plaza Summer Series

McBurney Plaza Summer Series

A festival where the fun never stops.

June till September

The McBurney Plaza Summer Series consists of 5 themed events that are fun, family friendly and free to attend!  These events run Noon – 3pm on select Saturdays, June – September.  The City of Langley and the Downtown Langley Business Association welcome you to join them in McBurney Plaza to enjoy live shows, hands on fun and unique experiences.

 


Science in the Plaza

Saturday, June 24, 12pm to 3pm

 

Science World On the Road is bringing their amazing activities and spectacular science demonstrations to McBurney Plaza. Try building amazing paper flying creations like tumblewings, stunt planes, and ring wing gliders. Unleash your inner engineer to create stunning towers, bridges and other architectural structures from over 2,000 wooden KEVA planks. Experience hair raising electrical experiments, try spinning like a figure skater, and explore mind boggling puzzles and games.

 

Enjoy spectacular and engaging live shows that explore electricity, air pressure, forces, and energy with flying rubber chickens, imploding marshmallows, and even the occasional explosion. There’s always lots of fun and audience interactions with Science World On the Road.

 

Show Schedule:

12:30pm – 1:00pm: Science World – Live Science Show

1:30pm – 2:00pm: Science World – Live Science Show

2:30pm – 3:00pm: Science World – Live Science Show

 

Event Activities

12:00pm – 3:00pm: Science On The Spot Activities

12:00pm – 3:00pm: Science Make and Take Science Stations

12:00pm – 3:00pm: Jellybean Park “Concoctions” Discovery Tent (www.jellybeanpark.com/jellybean-langley)

 

The McBurney Plaza Summer Series is presented by the Downtown Langley Business Association and the City of Langley. Thanks to their generous support, the McBurney Plaza Summer Series is free to attend!


Jedi in the Plaza

Saturday, July 15, 12pm to 3pm

Jedi from all areas of the galaxy are invited to join together for special Jedi training in McBurney Plaza.  Jedi Master Obi-Kai Kenobi, teacher of the force and lightsaber, will share his skills and knowledge with the young Jedi students.  But be warned – the Galactic Empire is aware of the strong presence of the force and you may be called to battle.  May the force be with you!   

 Show Times:

12:15pm – Live Show (Young Wizards Academy www.youngwizardsacademy.com)

1:00pm - Star Wars themed painting lessons (limited spaces) by Zealous Arts (www.zealousart.com)

2:00pm – Live Show (Young Wizards Academy www.youngwizardsacademy.com)

Visit the Constant Collectables display tent to enter to win a Star Wars themed gift basket valued at $250!  Registration for Star Wars painting lessons opens at noon at the DLBA information tent in McBurney Plaza. As this activity has limited spaces, they will be offered on a first come, first served basis.  

The McBurney Plaza Summer Series is presented by the Downtown Langley Business Association and the City of Langley. Thanks to their generous support, the McBurney Plaza Summer Series is free to attend! 

 


Sports in the Plaza

Saturday, July 29, 12pm to 3pm

It’s game time! Whether you enjoy being on the field or cheering from the sidelines this event is for you.  Come down to McBurney Plaza for your chance to meet local sport celebrities and to take part in interactive activities including the Revolution Martial Arts Obstacle Course, the Vancouver Stealth Shooting Target and the Sports Clips Double Throw Basketball Challenge.  Player card and prize pack giveaways! Live music by Olin Brix (www.olinbrixmusic.com/). The BC Sports Hall of Fame will be on site with their community outreach team and historical memorabilia.  If you’re lucky you may even snap a photo with a mascot!

 

Meet & Greet Photo Opportunities:

Langley Rivermen: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Fin (Vancouver Canucks): 1:45pm – 2:45pm

Jeremy Kennedy (UFC – Revolution Fight Team): 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Jamie Siraj (BFL – Revolution Fight Team): 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Spike (Vancouver White Caps): 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Vancouver Giants: 12:00pm – 3:00pm

Vancouver Stealth Bombshells: 12:00pm - 3:00pm 

 

The McBurney Plaza Summer Series is presented by the Downtown Langley Business Association and the City of Langley. Thanks to their generous support, the McBurney Plaza Summer Series is free to attend! 


World Music in the Plaza

Saturday, Aug 12, 12pm to 3pm

Nothing gets your toes tapping like amazing music.  McBurney Plaza will be hopping as the sound of music from around the world fills the air.  We are bringing culture, tradition and sounds from around the world together in high energy live performances which will include jaw dropping displays of music, dance and acrobatics.  Live performances by Ache Brasil (www.achebrasil.ca), Canadian Celtic folk band Blackthorn (www.blackthornband.com) and more.  Enjoy a memorable show by Jamaican fire limbo dancer “King Fish” and take part in a limbo contest for your chance to win Downtown Dollars. We guarantee you won’t be able to stand still!

Show Schedule:

12:00pm – Hurricanes Korean Youth Drum Association

12:15pm – Phase III Steel Band with performance by King Fish Limbo (followed by Limbo Competition)

1:00pm –  Ache Brasil

2:00pm – Blackthorn Band

2:45pm – Hurricanes Korean Youth Drum Association

The McBurney Plaza Summer Series is presented by the Downtown Langley Business Association and the City of Langley. Thanks to their generous support, the McBurney Plaza Summer Series is free to attend! 


Create It in the Plaza

Saturday, Sept 16, 12pm to 3pm

Calling all DIY enthusiasts! If you are looking for inspiration for your fall projects, you’ve found it.  Shelley Levis (Garden Writer & Speaker, and the Gardenpreneur behind Sow & Dipity www.sowanddipity.com) will be onsite to share her passion for all things green, and encouraging attendees to ‘think outside the pot’ with her inspiring DIY ideas and cutting edge trending project ideas.  Enjoy live demonstrations that will spark your creativity and test out your skills with hands on activities.  

The McBurney Plaza Summer Series is presented by the Downtown Langley Business Association and the City of Langley. Thanks to their generous support, the McBurney Plaza Summer Series is free to attend!